Super-easy sausage casserole

Rustle up a simple, thrifty version of a warming family favourite. Made with butter beans, tomatoes and mixed veg, this sausage casserole delivers three of your 5-a-day

  • Prep:5 mins
    Cook:50 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • Calories 690
  • Carbohydrate 52
  • Fat 38
  • Fiber 13
  • Protein 29
  • Saturated Fat 11
  • Sodium 1.6
  • Sugar 16

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp vegetable, olive or rapeseed oil
  • 8 sausages
  • 500g bag frozen mixed Mediterranean veg
  • 2 x 400g cartons tomatoeswith garlic and onions
  • 2 x 400g cans butter beans, drained
  • 2 thick slices good, crusty bread

Method

  1. Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Heat 2 tbsp oil in a flameproof casserole dish with a lid. Add the sausages and brown until golden all over, then transfer to a plate.

  2. Put the frozen veg in the pan and cook for a few mins to thaw. Add the tomatoes, then half-fill one of the cans with water and pour into the dish. Add the beans, season well and bring the mixture to a simmer. Place the sausages on top of the veg, cover with a lid and cook in the oven for 40 mins.

  3. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a frying pan. Tear the bread into small chunks or coarsley grate it, making chunky crumbs. Fry in the hot oil until crisp. Serve the casserole in bowls and top with the breadcrumbs.